Tag: #blackboys

The Need for More Black Male Teachers Proves that Relationship Building Is An Valuable Asset to School Improvement.

Parent concerns are important considering that in Georgia and in Metro Atlanta districts, Black children are disproportionately placed and served in special education programs.  Especially Black boys.  After the special education department presentation during the live streamed board meeting, concerns about the guardrails arose again from stakeholders. Special education is an area where many inequities can be found.  Some of…

No One Wants to Eat Public School Lunch

No one wants to eat public school lunch. But there are many children and families who depend on it. Public school lunch is bad and has been bad since American television shows were in black and white. Students have always expressed disdain over the school nutrition program. What does it take to get healthy, quality, good food in public schools for…

Black Children With Disabilities Are Being Shamed In Public Schools!

Being “different” has never been acceptable to conservative Americans. The perceptions and ideals we have in our society don’t make it easier for those who have physical and learning disabilities. Teachers make their experiences even more challenging, and it begins at school.  Let’s try looking at the experience of Black children who have special needs differently. They, too, are overlooked…

We Need Black Boys to Drop Guns, Not Classes!

In honor of National Family Engagement Month, I’m empowering our Black boys to drop guns, not classes! This is a real conversation our community needs to have right now . Families and educators need to be on the same page about gun control laws and policies on gun regulation. It’s up to us to protect our children. Guns and Black…